EGG HARBOR, WI (August 11, 2016) – Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Egg Harbor will host six evening concerts this fall/winter from August 27 to December 3rd as part of its 2016 Fall Concert Series.
The Fall Concert Series will commence on August 27, 7:30pm in the Dutton Concert Barn, with a performance from The MC Swingtet. Led by jazz guitarist Steve Lewandowski, the MC Swingtet is a premiere Midwest jazz ensemble, paying tribute to the music and spirit of the late Chuck Hedges, with a driving rhythm section and tight melodic lines. The group also features Bob Maynard, vibraphone; Kim Cusack, clarinet; Gary Meisner, piano; George Welland, bass; and Jack Carr, drums. This performance will be generously sponsored by Therma-Tron-X, Inc. and Republic Associates of WI, Inc. in memory of Otto Andreae.
The Fall Concert series will continue on September 3, 7:30pm in the Dutton Concert Barn, with a concert featuring Talk of the Town, a successful, Wisconsin-based swing/Dixieland jazz group led by Clarinetist Kevin Van Ess. More concerts will follow throughout the fall, including Howard Levy, jazz harmonic virtuoso; Janet Planet, jazz singer, Birch Creek’s Fall Benefit with the Pangelic Duo featuring Liam Teague on steel pan and Faye Seeman on harp, and a holiday-themed concert with brass and percussion players from Birch Creek’s faculty. 2016 marks Birch Creek’s second consecutive year of offering a Fall Concert Series, following a very successful run of three concerts in fall 2015. Order tickets and view more fall concert information online at birchcreek.org/tickets or call 920.868.3763 for phone orders.
Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Egg Harbor, WI, is a residential summer music academy for advanced young musicians. With a performance emphasis, students are taught by nationally known performers and educators during the day, and perform alongside them in concerts at night. Four sessions focus on Percussion & Steel Band, Symphony, and Big Band Jazz.